List of Tallest Buildings in Africa

List Of Tallest Buildings In Africa

This article ranks skyscrapers and other tall structures on the African continent by height. While skyscrapers remain more sparse in Africa than in Asia and North America, a significant number of African cities possess distinguishable skylines. Initially, only a small number of major financial and commercial centers boasted large skylines, such as Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Nairobi, Harare and Abidjan. However, since the mid-2000s, skyscrapers have been constructed in many other African cities, including Maputo, Lagos, Kampala, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Luanda and Port Louis.

Since 1973, the tallest skyscraper in Africa has been Johannesburg's Carlton Centre, which stands 223 metres (732 ft) tall. However, several taller buildings are proposed. Nairobi's The One and Ghana's HOPE City are set to become the tallest skyscrapers in Africa at 270 m (886 ft) if they are completed as planned. As of March 2013, the tallest building under construction was one of the six towers of the HOPE City in Ghana . At 270 m (886 ft), it will become Africa's tallest skyscraper alongside Kenya's The One upon completion in 2016.

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